Collection Online
Medium
pig tusk, fibre string, tapa string
Measurements
44.2 × 18.0 × 2.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Tufi District, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2008.292
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
© the artists
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
This old boar's tusks necklace combines two elements of wealth, a simple string of old wealth piece shell fragments and a fine old pair of bound pig tusks.